Buçaco, Serra de Bussaco (Ordovician of Portugal)

Where: Portugal (40.4° N, 8.4° W: paleocoordinates 75.0° S, 56.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Leira Ma Member (Porto de Santa Anna Formation), Kralodvorian (449.8 - 445.2 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, volcaniclastic, ooidal ironstone

• Basal oolitic ironstone with volcaniclastics

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: E. Villas. 1995. Caradoc through early Ashgill brachiopods from the Central-Iberian Zone (central Spain). Géobios 28(1):49-84 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 166718: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 23.02.2015, edited by Björn Kröger

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Full List:

•Dithyrocaris ? longicauda, n. s.

•Orthis exornata, n. s.

•Orthis Bussacensis, n.s.

•Orthis Mundae, n. s.

•Orthis testudinaria Dalm.

•Orthis Bertboiai, Rouault

•Orthis parva, Pafllkr.

•Porambonites Ribeiro, n.s.

•Porambonites lima, n. s.

•Leptaena Beirensis, n. s.

•Leptaena ignava, n. s.

•Leptaena deltoidea, Conrad

•Pleurotomaria Bussacenais, n.s.

•Favosites fibrosa, Goldf.

•Synocladia Lusitanica, n.s.

•Synocladia hypnoides, n. s.

•Disteichia reticulata, n. s.

•Retepora, 1 or. 2 species.

Gastropoda
 Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
"Pleurotomaria bussacensis n. sp." = Ptychonema bussacensis2
"Pleurotomaria bussacensis n. sp." = Ptychonema bussacensis2 Sharpe 1853 snail
Stenolaemata
  - Phylloporinidae
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Plectorthidae
"Orthis bussacensis n. sp." = Apollonorthis bussacensis2
"Orthis bussacensis n. sp." = Apollonorthis bussacensis2 Sharpe 1853
 Orthida - Orthidiellidae
"Orthis exornata n. sp." = Portranella exornata2
"Orthis exornata n. sp." = Portranella exornata2 Sharpe 1853
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
"? Orthis mundae n. sp." = Hedstroemina mundae2
"? Orthis mundae n. sp." = Hedstroemina mundae2 Sharpe 1853
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
"Phacops dujardini" = Crozonaspis dujardini2
"Phacops dujardini" = Crozonaspis dujardini2 Rouault 1847 trilobite
Malacostraca
 Archaeostraca - Ceratiocarididae
"? Dithyrocaris longicauda n. sp." = Ceratiocaris longicauda2
"? Dithyrocaris longicauda n. sp." = Ceratiocaris longicauda2 Sharpe 1853